Strong Jaw (Ability)

Strong Jaw がんじょうあご
Strong Jaw
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Generation VI
The Pokémon's strong jaw gives it tremendous biting power.
Generation VII
The Pokémon's strong jaw boosts the power of its biting moves.
Generation VIII
The Pokémon's strong jaw boosts the power of its biting moves.

Strong Jaw (Japanese: がんじょうあご Strong Jaw) is an Ability introduced in Generation VI. Prior to Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, it was the signature Ability of Tyrunt and Tyrantrum.

Effect

In battle

Strong Jaw increases the power of the Pokémon's biting moves by 50%.

Affected moves

The table below lists the moves affected by Strong Jaw, as well as the Pokémon that can have Strong Jaw and learn those moves.

Move Type Cat. Pow. Acc. Learned by
Bite  Dark  Physical 60 100       
    
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Crunch  Dark  Physical 80 100       
   
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Fire Fang  Fire  Physical 65 95       {{{6}}}
Fishious Rend*  Water  Physical 85 100   {{{6}}}
Hyper Fang  Normal  Physical 80 90    {{{6}}}
Ice Fang  Ice  Physical 65 95       
   
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Jaw Lock  Dark  Physical 80 100    {{{6}}}
Poison Fang  Poison  Physical 50 100      {{{6}}}
Psychic Fangs  Psychic  Physical 85 100        {{{6}}}
Thunder Fang  Electric  Physical 65 95       {{{6}}}

Outside of battle

Strong Jaw has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Strong Jaw

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
  Sharpedo
Mega Sharpedo
Water Dark Strong Jaw None None
  Tyrunt Rock Dragon Strong Jaw None Sturdy
  Tyrantrum Rock Dragon Strong Jaw None Rock Head
  Avalugg
Hisuian Form
Ice Rock Strong Jaw Ice Body Sturdy
  Yungoos Normal Normal Stakeout Strong Jaw Adaptability
  Gumshoos Normal Normal Stakeout Strong Jaw Adaptability
  Bruxish Water Psychic Dazzling Strong Jaw Wonder Skin
  Chewtle Water Water Strong Jaw Shell Armor Swift Swim
  Drednaw Water Rock Strong Jaw Shell Armor Swift Swim
  Boltund Electric Electric Strong Jaw None Competitive
  Dracovish Water Dragon Water Absorb Strong Jaw Sand Rush
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VIII games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV or later and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI or later.
  • For Generation VI games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VII or later.
  • For Generation VII games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VIII or later.

In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Strong Jaw increases the power of the Pokémon's biting moves by 20%.


Description

Games Description
SMD Moves using jaws or fangs become more powerful!
MDRTDX moves using jaws or fangs, such as Bite or Fire Fang, become more powerful.


In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 強壯之顎 Kèuhngjong-jī Ngohk
Mandarin 強壯之顎 / 强壮之颚 Qiángzhuàng-zhī È
  French Prognathe
  German Titankiefer
  Italian Ferromascella
  Korean 옹골찬턱 Onggolchan Teok
  Polish Silne Szczęki
  Russian Крепкая Челюсть Krepkaya Chelyust'
  Spanish Mandíbula Fuerte
  Vietnamese Cằm Chắc Khỏe



Variations of the Ability Mega Launcher
Mega LauncherStrong Jaw


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